About LACEA LAMES 2022 Annual Meeting
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association Meeting (LACEA) and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES) are the most relevant academic events in the economics and econometrics fields in the region. This year, the 28th edition takes place in Lima and is hosted by Universidad del Pacifico, from November 3rd to 5th.
The objective of the conference is to encourage debates on important economic issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region through the active participation of academics, researchers, policy-makers, members of international organizations and students.
Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. Nowadays, the city is considered to be the political, cultural, financial and commercial center of the country. Internationally, it is one of the thirty most populated urban agglomerations in the world.
This year’s conference chair is Pablo Lavado (Universidad del Pacífico), the program chairs for LACEA are Alberto Chong (Georgia State University) and Ana Dammert (Carleton University) and the program chair for LAMES is César Martinelli (George Mason University).
Lima is the capital city of the Republic of Peru. It is located on the central coast of the country, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, forming an extensive and populous urban area known as Metropolitan Lima, flanked by the coastal desert and extending over the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers. It is considered the political, cultural, financial and commercial center of the country. Internationally, the city ranks fifth among the most populous cities in Latin America and is one of the thirty most populous urban agglomerations in the world. According to the 2017 National Census, Lima has a population of 9,485,405 habitants.
Located In the west central area of Perú, between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes.
Altitude 154 m above sea level. Weather During November is mild. There is no rainfalls in November, and the temperature fluctuates between 22 - 16 ºC,/ 71.6 - 60.8ºF. Average humidity is 79%.
Nuevo Sol (S/.) and the easiest currency to exchange is the US dollar ( US $)
Current exchange rate 1 USD = 3.7 PEN
Electricity in Peru is 220 volts / 60 Hz.